Living 

International Publications Upset Thais With Royal Cremation Coverage – It’s a two way street though

It’s day two after one of the most important, emotionally intense, and significant days in current Thai history. Not necessarily because of it’s political implications, but because of the emotional significance and impact it had on Thai people. Even though King Bhumibol Adulyadej died on 13 October 2016, it was now, one year later, that people’s ‘biggest fears’ came true as the cremation ceremony of the nation’s ‘father’ gave sad confirmation that he is, indeed, gone. While the elaborate processions, plays, and ceremonies certainly impressed, it was His Majesty’s ascendance…

Read More
Living 

5 achievements that make a true Bangkokonian

No matter your job, standard of living or purpose of staying here in Bangkok, there are a few achievements that everybody needs to accumulate before he / she is able to call him or herself a real Bangkokonian. Here is our list of those achievements. Feel free to wear the badge that reflects your achievement with pride and honor. Surviving a Motorcycle Taxi accident We all take motorcycles or at least motorcycle taxis. Even if you work in a fancy office and don’t want to get your suit dirty, at…

Read More
7-11 healthy food Living 

5 low calorie products at 7-11 | My-Thai.org x Cindy

We continue our featured vlog series this week. This time with Cindy who shows you a few low calorie products from 7-11. And now don’t act like you never end up at 7-11 to buy some food, we all know it happens rather often than not so be happy about the list below and take it to heart next time you hear favorite doorbell ring when hunger strikes.

Read More
Living 

Facts about the funeral of King Bhumibol in October 2017

It has been almost one year since the passing of King Bhumibol on 13th October 2016. As he was arguably Thailand’s most beloved King in recent history the outcry and sadness was felt everywhere. By now millions of people might have visited is final resting place at the Grand Palace in Bangkok to pay their final respects. As we’re closing in on the one year mark of this sad event the day of the cremation of King Bhumibol is coming closer. There are a few questions out there in regards to…

Read More
Living 

#metoo, Thailand?

If you’re somewhat active on social media and / or follow international news you probably came across the news about sexual harassment cases in Hollywood involving all kinds of famous or important people. In the wake of all those news the #metoo campaign, that has been around for quite a while, gathered lots of attention again especially thanks to its spread on Facebook and Twitter (where actress Alyssa Milano seems to have given it another boost by posting it again). As the campaign gained attention I saw more and more…

Read More
Living 

Custom made suits with Topasia in Bangkok

When checking the requests we get here on my-thai.org on a frequent basis then the question in regards to reliable custom tailors is one that we come across rather often. That makes sense of course as Thailand is somewhat famous for inexpensive, yet decent quality, custom made suits. While there are many tailors to be found in common tourist areas we tried to find a shop that we not just ‘know’ but actually can recommend due to personal talks and experiences with the owner. This brings us to “Topasia Suit”….

Read More
Living 

Bangkok Flood Survival Kit [infographic]

With more rain announced my-thai.org compiled this handy flood survival kit for you so you know what it takes to survive those terrible flash floods in Bangkok city. You’re welcome. If you have any additions to the list, shout out in the comments! Also feel free to share that infographic with everybody who needs some guidance in order to survive the big city floods.  

Read More